During another campaign blitz across the state earlier this week, Trump continued to fan distrust of the news media. His attacks on news organizations are a political strategy that seems to resonate with his base. And undermining journalism could have long-term consequences for democracy.
The Morning Call is slated to shutter its newsroom in Allentown – it’s home for a century. It’s also one of five newsrooms being closed by the Chicago-based Tribune Publishing Company.
WLVR’s Ben Stemrich reports, a group of U.S. senators, including one from Pennsylvania, is trying to help boost local news with help from the federal stimulus.